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MUMBAI: Scripps’ subsidiary Newsy is now available to the cable television audiences through a partnership with Cincinnati Bell’s Fioptics. The over-the-top news network will feature news live.

Newsy offers analysis and perspective on the day’s top stories, spanning world and national news, policy, culture, science and technology.

“Cable is still the most powerful television viewing platform in the world,” said Newsy GM Blake Sabatinelli. “Partnering with Cincinnati Bell allows us to deliver our award-winning news coverage to an
audience hungry for a new perspective."

“As we continue to expand the Fioptics channel lineup, we’re committed to providing our subscribers with the best content. Newsy provides a fresh take on news coverage that our customers will embrace,” added Cincinnati Bell director of content and consumer product marketing strategy Michael Morrison.

The partnership marks Newsy’s first carriage with a cable TV network. In the last 18 months, Newsy has added distribution on services including Sling TV, Roku, Watchable from Comcast and Apple TV.

E.W. Scripps, the storied owner of 19 local television stations and daily newspapers in 13 markets across the U.S., announced that it has acquired Newsy, a digital video news platform, for $35 million in
cash. Newsy will become a subsidiary of Scripps

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